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Saturday, 3 January 2015

New Year gets off to a typically wintry start as poor visibility, wind and rain lash the coast.


Out with Christmas and in with another New-lyn Year...


as the aptly named Millenia takes one and half tons of the finest Newlyn ice...


the Harvest Reaper makes her way in #ThroughTheGaps...


there are some great lines to draw in artists looking for subjects over the weekend...


looks like an interesting year for the crab fleet in Newlyn...


two of the port's top inshore trawlers lay outside the oldest trawler in the port, the Excellent...


her net drum in bits...


and sure signs that her fishing days are now well behind her...


she makes a good study for pen and ink studies...


away in the distance the Mount is shrouded in mist...


with most of the fleet held in port as very fresh weather system passes across the Western Approaches...


over in Penzance Dock things look quiet...


with many of its resident boats getting some attention from the paint pot...


or in the case of the Ygraine more serious work...


buried amidst a sea of rigging and buildings the Scillonian II is undergoing her annual dry dock refit.